Wine Bar

Bar Terra

As part of a quick refresh of their iconic restaurant Terra, chef-owners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani converted the larger of their two dining rooms into Bar Terra. Here, the zinc-topped bar serves as focus, with seasonal cocktails by Andrew Salazar. He specializes in lesser-known classics like the Brooklyn (High West Rye Whiskey, sweet vermouth, Maraschino liqueur and orange bitters) as well as originals like the Mami Gato (El Tesoro Reposado Tequila, Campari, Lillet Blanc and yuzu juice). These are the sort of drinks that encourage eating, and the bar menu obliges with small dishes of fragrant, plump kibbe balls and creamy duck liver mousse. Snack here before moving into the dining room, or simply loosen your tie and linger: the full dining room menu, including Terra‘s signature tripe and bean stew, is also available at the bar.


Wine Bar Info

1345 Railroad Ave. (at Hunt Ave.), St. Helena, Napa Valley, California


2011 W&S New & Notable

This review appears in the print edtion of the October 2011 issue.
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